Candida dubliniensis Sullivan et al. (ATCC® MYA-646)

Strain Designations: CBS 7987 [ATCC MYA-178, CD 36, NCPF 3949, NRRL Y-17841]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Candida dubliniensis Sullivan et al., anamorph
Strain Designations CBS 7987 [ATCC MYA-178, CD 36, NCPF 3949, NRRL Y-17841]
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Sanger Institute, UK).
Mitochondrial genome sequenced strain
Morphology After 3 days at 25°C colonies white to cream-colored, glistening, soft and smooth.  Cells are globose to ovoidal.
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal   transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 26S ribosomal RNA gene


Morphology After 3 days at 25°C colonies white to cream-colored, glistening, soft and smooth.  Cells are globose to ovoidal.
Name of Depositor SA Meyer
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- SA Meyer <-- CBS 7987 <-- D.C. Coleman CD 36
Oral cavity of HIV-infected patient, Dublin, Ireland
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ070170 D1/D2 region of 28S rRNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : JQ070103 ITS including 5.8S rRNA gene


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Valach M, et al. Evolution of linear chromosomes and multipartite genomes in yeast mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 39: 4202-4219, 2011. PubMed: 21266473

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Pinjon E, et al. Molecular mechanisms of itraconazole resistance in Candida dubliniensis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemothe.r 47: 2424-2437, 2003. PubMed: 12878500

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Tamura M, et al. Molecular characterization of new clinical isolates of Candida albicans and C. dubliniensis in Japan: analysis reveals a new genotype of C. albicans with group I intron. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 4309-4315, 2001. PubMed: 11724837

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Heinz WJ, et al. Molecular responses to changes in the environmental pH are conserved between the fungal pathogens Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans. Int J Med Microbiol 290: 231-238, 2000. PubMed: 10959725

Daniel HM, Sorrell TC, Meyer W. Partial sequence analysis of the actin gene and its potential for studying the phylogeny of Candida species and their teleomorphs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51: 1593-1606, 2001. PubMed: 11491363

Staib P, et al. Isogenic strain construction and gene targeting in Candida dubliniensis. J. Bacteriol. 183: 2859-2865, 2001. PubMed: 11292806

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Tamura M, et al. New PCR primer pairs specific for Candida dubliniensis and detection of the fungi from the Candida albicans clinical isolates in Japan. Clin. Lab. 46: 33-40, 2000. PubMed: 10745979

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